Construction News

Giant turbines, bigger funding


The world’s most advanced wind turbine test facility will be built in Blyth, Northumberland.

Infrastructure delivery stymied by skills shortage


New PAC report says UK lacks skills and capacity to deliver major infrastructure over the next five years

Half a Billion for public buildings to switch to cleaner heating


More public buildings and businesses will benefit from over half a billion pounds in funding to help reduce their energy bills and carbon emissions.

Why Invoice Finance works for construction companies


Construction is a cashflow-critical industry, and that’s the primary reason why Invoice Finance, a way of releasing the value of unpaid invoices, works so well.

How the Liverpool Waters Project is transforming the city


Liverpool is experiencing a rebirth. This rebirth, which began in the 2000s continues now with another ambitious project, Liverpool Waters.

Construction workers at risk from poor mental health


Following mental health week, new research shows that half of all UK construction workers, or 1.5m people have worked in a dangerous environment while suffering poor mental health and close to 700,000 suffered injuries, according to new research from business insurer QBE. For the first

PMI rises for second month


Business activity growth gained momentum across the UK construction sector in April.

Clay Brick properties: The enduring asset for generations


Clay brick is a timeless building material, engineered to withstand weather extremes, climate changes, and architectural trends.

COWI celebrates contract award for Transpennine Route Upgrade


COWI has been awarded a design contract by Network Rail for a section of the Transpennine Route Upgrade.

New powers for councils to help build more affordable homes


Councils across the country will be able to buy cheaper land to help build thousands more social and affordable homes.